Product Manager (Freelance)

Brooklyn, NY Contract

As a Freelance Product Manager, you will be a member of a growing product team, working on the creation of consumer digital products. You will work closely with a multidisciplinary team including product, strategy, visual design, engineering, experience design, and quality assurance in an agile environment.  

You will be responsible for leading a team through the conceptualization, creation, and management features including: providing detailed requirements analysis, documenting business rules and requirements, developing functional specifications, building user/data flows and supporting the creation of user stories and acceptance criteria, and ensuring the creation of a quality product.

Required Experience

  • 3+ years of experience as a Product Strategist, Product Manager, Product Owner, or Scrum Master on an agile team.
  • Recent experience working with multi-disciplined teams across technology, UX, Design and QA
  • Experience communicating with senior stakeholders to update decisions, milestones and pivots
  • Ability to determine business and user objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Must be able to identify and work with stakeholders to collect, aggregate, and evaluate requirements in light of current and future technology, resources, and budgets
  • A strong understanding of SDLC methodologies and approaches

Required Skills

  • Definition and creation of business rules and requirements and associated documentation
  • Development of artifacts to describe functional flows, user behaviors, use cases and edge cases
  • Definition and creation of user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Developing detailed artifacts for development team
  • Ensuring solutions and all decisions meet business and user needs and requirements
  • Interpret, evaluate and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making
  • Experience with Atlassian product suite (JIRA, Confluence etc.) desired
  • Ability to identify and solve complex problems
  • Communicate  and present to various audiences
  • Lead and motivate teams
  • Plan and execute research activities
  • Manage client and stakeholder expectations
  • Work with other teams to discover and negotiate requirements

 

Plus Skills

  • Agency experience
  • High level understanding of web application architecture
  • Prior experience with CMS software
  • Prior experience with content personalization
  • CI/CD using tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, or Bamboo
  • An an interest in music or entertainment